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Bachelor of Arts in Teacher Education

Program Details

Northwest Christian University offers a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in Teacher Education for individuals who want to further the skills they need to function as a highly qualified teacher. Through the program, students should increase their capabilities in classroom management, best teaching practices, and the ability to utilize useful assessment tools.


  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended and/or high school diploma
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Two disposition assessments
  • Autobiography (500-1000 words in length)
  • Hold a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Show successful completion of prerequisites:
    • MATH 211/212 Math for Elementary Teachers (For students wanting to teach elementary grades)
    • MATH 105 College Mathematics (for ADP students wanting to teach secondary grades)
    • PSY 200 General Psychology
    • Any science w/lab
    • Any communication course
  • Personal Interview
  • Candidates will complete a 30-minute on-site writing sample following the interview
  • Fingerprinting (as required by law)

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities